June 13, 2008
What's Happening

Senior HealthWISE events
MGH Senior HealthWISE will host the following events for seniors age 60 years or older: a lecture, "Living Green," June 19, from 11 am to noon in the Haber Conference Room with guest speakers William Gentz and Todd Cioffi of the MGH Raising Environmental Awareness League; and hypertension screenings June 23, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm at the West End Library. For more information, call (617) 724-6756.

ORCD panel discussion
The MGH Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) will host a panel discussion, "Finding Your First Academic Job" June 18, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm in the Simches Research Center, Room 3110. For more information or to register, call (617) 643-1606 or e-mail orcd@partners.org.

Summer computer training courses
Partners Information Systems Training has released the Summer 2008 schedule for Microsoft Office computer classes. To view a complete schedule, visit is.partners.org/training. To register, visit ibridge.partners.org and select the following: Self Service > Employee > Tasks > Request Training Enrollment > Search by Course Code. Then enter "ISM" and search by course code to view available sessions. For more information, e-mail istraining@partners.org.

Endocrine Grand Rounds
The MGH Neuroendocrine Unit will host "Progress in Cancer Endocrinology: Insulin and Insulin-Like Growth Factors" June 24, at noon in the Ether Dome. Michael Pollack, MD, of the Department of Oncology at McGill University, will be the guest speaker. For more information, contact Ivy Babbitt at (617) 726-9036 or ibabbitt@partners.org.

Celebration for James J. Dineen, MD
In honor of the retirement of James J. Dineen, MD, an MGH primary care physician who has spent more than 40 years at the MGH, a special celebration will be held June 17, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Bulfinch Tent. All are invited to attend.

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